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Area colleges benefit from $25M in federal funding

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BECKLEY (WVVA) - Several community and technical college in West Virginia are receiving a combined $25 million, thanks to a federal grant.

The funding was made possible by the of Labor's Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program.

Ten community and technical colleges across West Virginia will use the funding to encourage West Virginians to enroll, pursue and graduate from technical programs that lead to high-waged, high-skilled jobs.

The money is being divided as follows:

  • Bridgemont Community and Technical College, Montgomery - $8,829,042
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Parkersburg - $3,022,910
  • Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, Martinsburg - $2,676,385
  • Pierpont Community and Technical College, Fairmont - $2,280,934
  • West Virginia Northern Community College, Wheeling - $1,793,154
  • Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Mount Gay - $1,564,279
  • Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College, South Charleston - $1,395,981
  • New River Community and Technical College, Beckley - $1,337,106
  • Mountwest Community and Technical College, Huntington - $1,237,903
  • Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Moorefield - $862,396
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